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Groan and shake:
Annies quake;
Lest his spurn
Overturn
Man and steed:
Troops take heed!
Left and right,
Speed your flight!
Lest a host

Beneath his foot be lost!

Turn’d aside
From his hide
Safe from wound,
Darts rebound.
From his nose
Clouds he blows:
When he speaks,
Thunder breaks!
When he eats,
Famine threats |
When he drinks,
Neptune shrinks 1
Nigh thy ear,
In mid air,
On thy hand
Let me stand ;
So shall I,

Lofty poet ! touch the sky.

A GEN

A GENTLE ECHO ON wi

IN THE DO RICK MANNE

SHEPHERD. ECHO, I ween, will in the woods rep And quaintly answer questions: shall.

SHEPHERD. What must we do our passion to expr

SHEPHERD. How shall I please her who ne'er lov'.

SHEPHERD. What most moves women when we th

SHEPHERD. Say, what can keep her chaste, whom

SHEPHERD. If musick softens rocks, love tunes m:

SHEPHERD. Then teach me, Echo, how shall I co

SHEPHERD. When bought, no question, I shall be E

* This writer seems to have been indebted ling's Aurora, 4to, 1604; or to “The Hog See Mr. Read’s Note in Dodsley's Old Plays

SHEPHERD. But deer have horns; how must I keep her under? Echo. Keep her under.

SHEPHERD. How shall I hold her, ne'er to part asunder? EcHo. A–se under.

SHEPHERD. But what can glad me, when she's laid on bier * Echo. Beer.

SHEPHERD. What must I do, when woman will be kind? Echo. Be kind.

SHEPHERD. What must I do, when woman will be cross 2 Echo. Be Cross.

SHEPHERD. Lord, what is she, that can so turn and wind Echo. Wind. SHEPHERD.

If she be wind, what stills her when she blows :
Echo. Blows.
SHEPHERD.
But, if she bang again, still should I bang her?
Echo. Bang her.
SHEPHERD.
Is there no way to moderate her anger?
Echo. Hang her.
SHEPHERD.
Thanks, gentle Echo' right thy answers tell

What woman is, and how to guard her well.
Echo. Guard her well.

EPITAPH.

E PIT A. P. H.

HERE continueth to ro The body of FRANCIS CHAR Who, with an INFL Exible cons and INIMITABLE UNIFORMITY PERSISTED, In spite of AGE and INFIRM1. In the practice of EveRY HUMA Excepting PRODIGALITY and Hy His insatiable AvARICE exempted him His matchless IMPUDEN CE from t

Nor was he more singular in the unde
of his manners, than successful in ac
WEALTH -
For, without TRADE or PROFE
Without TRUST of Publick M

And without BRIBE-worthy si He acquired, or more properly

A MINISTERIAL ESTATE.

He was the only person of his

Who could che AT without the mask

Retain his primeval MEANNESS when

TEN THous AND a year;

And, having daily deserved the GISBET f

Was at last condemned to it for wh not do.

O indignant reader
Think not his life useless to mankind

PRovidence connived at his execrable designs,

To give to after ages a conspicuous PRoof and
EXAMPLE
Of how small estimation is Exor BITANT weALTH in
the sight of
GOD,
By his bestowing it on the most unworthy of
ALL MORTALS.

70 HANNES jacet lic Mirandula—catera néruit Et Tagus et Ganges—forsån et Antipodes.

APPLIED To F. C.

HERE Francis Chartres lies *-be civil!
The rest God knows—perhaps the Devil.

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PFTER complains, that God has given
To his poor babe a life so short:

Consider, Peter, he's in Heaven;
'Tis good to have a friend at court.

ANOTHER.
YOU beat your pate, and fancy wit will come:
Knock as you please, there's nobody at home.

* Thus applied by Mr. Pope: “Here lies lord co, EPI

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